Zach Anderson win Junior North Island Open golf tournament in playoff

It was an excitng day at the Comox Golf Club on Saturday, July 23 with the Junior North Islnd Open golf tournament going a three-hole playoff.


It was an excitng day at the Comox Golf Club on Saturday, July 23 with the Junior North Islnd Open golf tournament going a three-hole playoff.

Zach Anderson and Thomas DeLaRey were tied at 68 (two under par) following their rounds of golf. Anderson sank a five-foot putt on the third extra hole to win the championship, following a couple of missed opportunities by DeLaRey earlier.

The surprise of the golf tourney was Shirin Anjawalla. She had a low net score of 61, beating the field by two strokes at only 11 years of age. Some of the other scores were as follows.

Low gross: Bantam – Alex Webber 76. Juvenile – Jimmy Jones 73, Dallas Jones 73. Junior – Thomas DeLaRey 68, Greg Palmer 69.

Low net: Bantam – Abigail Rigsby 68. Juvenile – Harrison Gavie 63, Spencer McDougall 67. Junior – Ryan Ellis 69, Sarah Nishide 69.

“Congratulations to all our winners today,” said Comox Golf Club pro Grant Goudy. “Have a good season.”




Red or silver

For the stroke play game on Tuesday, July 26, members of the Crown Isle Ladies golf club had their choice of playing off the red or silver tees, the difference being that the course plays 246 yards longer from the silvers.  Prizes are awarded for low gross and low net off both.

From the red tees, Karen Hopwood had the low gross of 85, while low net was a tie at 68 for Kathy McGillis and Donna Wilson.  Low gross from the silver tees went to May Mitchell with 78 and low net to Barb Parker at 69.

KPs were awarded to Val Dingwall (#7) and Eleanor Peters (#16).  Winners in the 25+ hdcp. category for par 5 holes were Eleanor Peters (#1) and Karen Hopwood (#1, 5 and 10). Birdies were scored by Karen Hopwood (#4 and 5), Katy Macaulay (#5), May Mitchell (#13 and 15), Eleanor Peters (#16), Mathilde Schneider (#2), and Jean Wharton (#12).

Last week, eight Crown Isle women qualified for the Zone 6 Four Ball Tournament being held Aug. 12 at Pheasant Glen.  The winning teams were as follows:  Low gross – Dee Horie and May Mitchell with 72; first low net – Katy Macaulay and Shannon Nelson (60); second low net – Rosemary Smith and Jenny Steel (62); third low net – Liz Ellis and Linda Stickney (63).

Congratulations and best of luck at Pheasant Glen.




Venuta wins

On Tuesday, July 26, Suzy Venuta had the low gross score of 88 at Comox Ladies golf, followed by June Fraser with 90. Mary Suchla claimed the low net for the day with 68 and Marg Walker came second with 70.

We would like to thank the following sponsors: Panago Pizza, Videos ‘n; More, Looneyrama in the Comox mall, Double G Golf Sales and Sprinklers Grill at the Comox Golf Club.

Sponsor prizes went to: Edith Albrecht, Linda Broadbent, Grace Coulter, Linda Verdenhalven and Cathy Dash. June Fraser had the longest putt.




Girls golf

British Columbia Golf is hosting a free golf program for girls 11-15 years old on Sunday, Aug. 21 from 5-8 p.m. at Storey Creek Golf Club in Campbell River.

The program includes valuable information on collegiate golf scholarships, a skills challenge to identify new talent, a dinner break and lots of prizes.

To register, call 250-923-3673.




Good turnout

On Saturday July 23, 105 Glacier Greens guys showed up for  a great day of golf off the white/blue tees.

Hcp. 0-10: Low gross Randy Robinson 70, Jim Livingstone 72, Stan Gibb 76. Low net Bruce Coulter 68, Doug McArther 71 c/b, Larry Lott 71. Snips: #1 Don Buchan, #3 Jon Mactinger, #5 Chuck Kennedy, #7 (POG) and #8 Dave Wacowich, #9 Larry Lott, #17 (POG) Rob Borland.

Hcp. 11-15: Low gross Phil Nakashima 81 c/b, Ted Sauve 81, Rudge Wilson 82 c/b. Low net Ferg Webster 68 c/b, Bud Bryan 68, Lyle Torrie 70 c/b. Snips: #1 Ted Sauve, #2 Mike Pollack, #3 Phil Nakashima, #12 Leo Lamothe.

Hcp. 16+: Low gross Ross Brown 82, Pat Renaud 86 c/b, William Chiki 86. Low net Hugh Scoullar 64, Elmo Guinan 66, Bob Henn 68. Snips: #2 Philp Ball, #4 William Chiki, #12 Vic Crisp, #16 Bob Henn, #17 (POG) Ross Brown.

This week the tees are the blue/white and the weather should be good so get out and beat up the course.




Two-ball trophy

On July 26 Sunnydale Ladies played for the Susan Westbrook two-ball trophy This is one of the more fun games and we had a good day. Winners on a count-back were Frankie McCaffery and Grace Rodriguez Runners-up were Joan  Brown and Marg Poje.

Longest putt went to the team of Lys McCrone and Marg Cikaluk. KP on #10 to the team of Marg Poje and Joan Brown. KP on second shot on # 5 went to Grace Rodriguez and Frankie McCaffery.

The nine-hole girls had a good turnout and low gross went to Gertie Wesley. Low putts went to Dorothy Radcliffe. Honourable mentions to Carol Busse with second in putts and Irene Hilchey broke 50 on the front nine. This week is regular golf for both groups.

On July 19 the ladies celebrated Christmas in July by playing a scramble with the nine-hole girls. We donated food for the food bank and had a gift exchange.

The golf winners were Rona Lawson, Darlene Clarke, Grace Rodriguez and Andrea McInnes. This was broken on a tie of 72 with the team  of Trish Heyland, Blod Crookshank, Marg Poje and Gayle Odo.

Third place went to Jane Grant, Chris Annand, Mary Rees and Frankie McCaffery with a 77. Fourth went to Norma Rankin, Edith Thompson, Lys McCrone and Magge Miller at 78.




Pin Day

Pin Day, in all its glory, had the Glacier Greens Ladies putting forth their best efforts to be the one to accept the gem of the day.

Ann Johnston with a net 65 edged out Duane Miles by a single stroke to be the big winner. Coming in tied with nets of 68 were Ellie Nicholas and Lynne Pringle. Worthy of praise also were the gross scores: Donna Wilson 81, Marg Rushton 86 and Irene Perry 94.

Least putts went to Judy Fellbaum and Ann Johnston tied with 29. KP #4 Irene Perry.







Dafoe tops

On July 21 Jan Dafoe had the low gross score with 41 for Comox Ladies Thursday Night golf.

Second low gross was Karen Vanetta with 43. June Fraser had the low net with 33, followed by Suzy Venuta with 34. Carmen VanVeller had the lowest putts with 14. Chip-ins: Jan Dafoe.

The Thursday Night Ladies thank sponsors Signature Wines, Panago Pizza, Sprinklers Grill, our Avon representative, Arizona Gifts, Videos ‘n’ More, Shipwrecked on 6th, Chinook Forest Products, Dr. P. Nasralla and Double G Golf.

The hole prizes went to Carmen VanVeller, Karen Vanetta, Marg Walker, Barb Buchanan, June Fraser, Sue Leakey and Marg Siddall.





Nice night

Last Thursday evening was ideal for Sunnydale Ladies golf – warm and sunny.


June Fuller won longest drive. Marilyn Curley was closest to the tree on the right. Fran Wright was closest to the pin 2nd shot and Dulce Rodriguez was closest to the pin 3rd shot. Ann Pokorny was closest to the rock. Anna Butler won longest putt. Kathy Meunier won low putts. Most honest golfer was Monique Walker.

Draw prizes: Subway – Sandi Mitchell; Scented Rose Florist – Norma Killin; Michaels Off Main- Kathy Meunier; Jo Klassen’s Grill – Anna Butler and Andrea McInnes; Golfer’s Edge – Judy Mann; Fluid Bar & Grill – June Fuller; Dynasty Chinese Buffet – Ann Pokorny; Curves Courtenay – Jenny Lavery; Comox Valley Sports Centre – Monique Walker; Boston Pizza – Lois Pynn; Sunnydale Pro Shop – Marilyn Curley.











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